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  • When a stadium became a mini-Korea

    When a stadium became a mini-Korea

    Talkatora Stadium at New Delhi recently turned into mini-Korea on the occasion of the grand finale of 'K-Pop Contest 2017'. The energetic performances by the young kids from both sides were watched by the audience with rapt attention. The competition was tough as all the participants from 11 states were neckand-neck in the race. The...

    August 6, 2017
  • All about dance

    All about dance

    Nritya-Gatha:Stories of Indian Dance, is a fun book on Indian dance traditions, specially written and designed for children by Parwati Dutta, director Mahagami Gurukul, and published by the Mahagami Arts Research Foundation, Mahagami Gurukul, Aurangabad. The author is a renowned Kathak and Odissi exponent, Guru and researcher, who is recognised as a thinker dancer and...

    August 2, 2017
  • Sunny Leone’s ‘chance to dance’ on Broadway jazz

    Sunny Leone’s ‘chance to dance’ on Broadway jazz

    Actress Sunny Leone says she is excited to perform at an awards event which will feature her dancing in Broadway jazz-style for the first time. Sunny's act for the BIG Zee Entertainment Awards 2017 is being choreographed by Geeta Kapoor. "So excited to be performing at the BIG Zee Entertainment Awards this year. Two of...

    July 26, 2017
  • Don’t get a chance to dance: Arshad Warsi

    Don’t get a chance to dance: Arshad Warsi

    Actor Arshad Warsi will be seen doing a Tango sequence on the upcoming finale episode of "Sabse Bada Kalakar". He says dance — which he loves and pursued before taking up acting — is something he doesn't get to do often now. Arshad judges the show alongside Raveena Tandon and Boman Irani. The actor had...

    July 5, 2017
  • Innovative conception, stunning execution

    Innovative conception, stunning execution

    I n the beginning of 2017, a three-day workshop-cum-seminar was held jointly by the West Bengal Rajya Sangeet Academy and Saraswat Sanskriti Kendra at the Academy to assess Rabindranath Tagore’s philosophy and spiritualistic ideas in the perspective of the same ideas of the country. The main speaker was Sayak Mitra who has honed his skills...

    June 23, 2017
  • Making the right moves

    Making the right moves

    Celebrity dance show Nach Baliye Season 8 has reached in its last leg. However, since the beginning, the show has been in the news for many reasons ~ Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev visited the show a few days ago and made the contestants do yoga. Terence Lewis, one of the judges in the show, was...

    June 16, 2017
  • Lyrical grace

    Lyrical grace

    If there is one disciple of late Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra, who has kept his legacy, it is Madhavi Mudgal. She has imbibed some of the finest qualities of the worldrenowned Guru; his sense of aesthetics and Lasya, the lyrical grace of movements, the sense of rhythm and perfection in every aspect, those are the hallmarks...

    June 1, 2017
  • Bon voyage with a yoga-inspired show

    Bon voyage with a yoga-inspired show

    "I don't just dance. I perform. I breathe. I watch the world disappear. I release my feelings. I lead with my heart. I tear down walls. I stop feeling sad. I lose the pain. I let go. I smile. No, I don't just dance, I do so much more." This quote describes the essence of...

    May 28, 2017
  • India has lot of superlative talent, says Remo D’Souza

    India has lot of superlative talent, says Remo D’Souza

    Ace choreographer-filmmaker Remo D'Souza has returned with the third season of popular dance reality show Dance +. He says there is a lot of talent hidden in India which has the capability of living up to various international standards. "After successful two years, we are back and are looking for the next dancing sensation. Anyone...

    May 12, 2017
  • ‘Have Feet. Will Dance’

    ‘Have Feet. Will Dance’

    ‘You live as long as you dance,” said Soviet ballet dancer and choreographer, Rudolf Nureyev. Today, the world celebrates International Dance Day to revel in the universality of this art form, to cross all political, cultural and ethnic barriers and bring people together with a common language. Ace dancer and choreographer, Shiamak Davar known as...

    April 28, 2017
  • Kareena to pay tribute to Bollywood’s Khans

    Kareena to pay tribute to Bollywood’s Khans

    Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan will be seen paying a tribute to Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and her husband Saif Ali Khan, with a dance performance at an awards show. Kareena, who gave birth to her son Taimur Ali Khan in December last year, will be seen performing at the Zee Cine Awards...

    March 11, 2017
  • Moving against the rhythm

    Moving against the rhythm

    What is it like for professional and amateur dancers in such a conservative, condescending society? Four such performers share an insight into their daily experiences and what it’s like to follow their passion in a society where dance is a cultural taboo. It’s been a long day for Rabia*. The 43-year-old mother of four young...

    February 4, 2017
  • Marked by aesthetic beauty

    Marked by aesthetic beauty

    On the fifth day of the Madras Music Academy’s festival of dance, the tremendously talented Mohiniattam exponent Neena Prasad, a student of Kalamandalam Sugandhi and Kalamandalam Kshemavathy, started her recital with Cholkettu in dhanyasi ragam and khanda jati talam. The music composer Changanasseri Madhavan Nampoothri was also a wonderful vocalist. Along with mridangist Ramesh Babu,...

    February 3, 2017
  • A tradition and talent

    A tradition and talent

    Mahima, the Raza Foundation Festival of classical music and dance, underlined the presence of Guru in the Indian performing arts. Indian musical tradition has always been a "Gurumukhi Vidya", carried forward, preserved and transmitted through the Guru-Shishya Parampara. The two-day festival showcased the best representatives of the parampara, or tradition. The inaugural evening presented a...

    February 1, 2017
  • Bollywood dance probably the best in the world, says Jackie Chan
  • Excelling in both nritya & abhinaya

    Excelling in both nritya & abhinaya

    Madras Music Academy’s festival of dance saw performances from some of the very best and their exceptional choreographic works. Bharatanatyam dancer Malavika Sarukkai was conferred the title of Natya Kala Acharya by the Academy and she performed on the fourth day of the seven-day-long festival. She began with Trayodhbhavam in ragam revagupti in misra chapu...

    January 20, 2017
  • Dance!


    November 11, 2016